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Slow fires : on the preservation of the human record

Author: Terry SandersBen MaddowRobert MacNeilAmerican Film Foundation.Council on Library Resources.All authors
Publisher: United States : American Film Foundation, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Film : VHS tape : Film : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary film which describes the deterioration and destruction of intellectual documents such as pamphlets, photographs, films, drawings and maps. The film assesses the situation, demonstrates preservation and restoration techniques, and suggests ways to prevent deterioration in future. Experts, including Daniel Boorstin and Barbara Tuchman, offer remarks.
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Film, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Sanders; Ben Maddow; Robert MacNeil; American Film Foundation.; Council on Library Resources.; Library of Congress.; National Endowment for the Humanities.; LC Collection (Library of Congress); LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 17323943
Notes: Copyright notice on film: Council on Library Resources ; 1987.
Credits: Photography, Erik Daarstad ; editing, William T. Cartwright ; music, Jean-Pierre Tibi ; executive producer, Freida Lee Mock.
Performer(s): Robert MacNeil.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. viewing copy. 1 reel of 1 (2124 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm. reference print. 1 reel of 1 (2124 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm. reference print (copy 2)
Other Titles: On the preservation of the human record.
Responsibility: American Film Foundation ; sponsored by the Council on Library Resources, the Library of Congress, and the National Endowment for the Humanities ; directed and produced by Terry Sanders ; written by Ben Maddow and Terry Sanders.

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A documentary film which describes the deterioration and destruction of intellectual documents such as pamphlets, photographs, films, drawings and maps. The film assesses the situation, demonstrates preservation and restoration techniques, and suggests ways to prevent deterioration in future. Experts, including Daniel Boorstin and Barbara Tuchman, offer remarks.

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